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Jim Kaplan

All Jim Kaplan Stories

April 12, 1976

THE EAST

In Philadelphia they are advertising a patriotic pennant, with bumper stickers reading THE STAR-SPANGLED PHILLIES, a red-white-and-blue ...

Feb. 16, 1981

BITTERSWEET BARNSTORMING

Except for the information on the plaques honoring the nine black players in baseball's Hall of Fame and in the few books on the subject, ...

Nov. 29, 1982

15 MISSOURI

Missouri plays a schedule that Coach Norm Stewart calls "professional suicide." The Tigers open against defending national champion North ...

April 23, 1973

Sweetest swinger in Minnie

Rod Carew, the best-hitting American League second baseman since Charlie Gehringer, finds it almost impossible to hit the headlines. This is ...

Feb. 26, 1973

Low in Cayuga's waters

Cornell's outlook for the season was hopeful until communications between coach and players collapsed. Then the team began to sink

July 16, 1984

Time to pillage the village

America's strongest amateur team ever is geared up for the Olympics

April 18, 1983

For whom the Bell toils...

...was up in the air during the off-season, but Buddy Bell is still with Texas

Feb. 25, 1985

Big Ben's time is now

Foes are alarmed by the prowess of Creighton star Benoit Benjamin

Aug. 16, 1976

A Garland in full bloom

EVERYTHING'S BEEN COMING UP ROSES FOR THE BALTIMORE RIGHTHANDER SINCE HE LEFT THE BULLPEN AND BLOSSOMED INTO A STARTER WITH A RECORD OF 13-2

Sept. 24, 1984

The man who would be king

Dave Collins is threatening to steal Rickey Henderson's stolen-base crown

May 24, 1976

Two major additions to the minors

Once controversial big-leaguers, now Denny McLain (below) and Bill Valentine are abloom in the bushes

June 27, 1983

Is the bloom off the Rose?

Unless he picks up the pace, Pete Rose, 42, may not tie Cobb after all

Aug. 05, 1974

A pitcher with a lot of clout

Pittsburgh ace Ken Brett talks toughly and carries a big stick

July 30, 1984

These Dodger Kids Are On The Ball

Slumping or injured veterans laid L.A. low, but now its youngsters are keeping the team afloat in the NL West

June 03, 1985

They get a kick from the Can

The Red Sox are wild about the gifted and goofy Dennis (Oil Can) Boyd

March 14, 1977

LASORDA'S MATES IN THE CLASS OF '77

Tom Lasorda is only one of six new National League managers. Below are scouting reports on the others: JOE ALTOBELLI (San Francisco): 44 ...

Oct. 21, 1985

The Best Teams—Why Not The Best Umpires?

Baseball had a problem a few days before the playoffs began: The umpires were threatening to strike. Baseball had another problem a few ...

Aug. 09, 1982

You can say he's made of true Britt

Chicago's Britt Burns is not just another one of those flaky lefties